Tuberculosis: an opportunity to integrate mental health services in primary care in low-resource settings
The Lancet Psychiatry
Fecha de publicación: 18 september 2018
Autores: Annika C Sweetland, Ernesto Jaramillo, Milton L Wainberg, Neerja Chowdhary, Maria A Oquendo, Andrew Medina-Marino
Background: Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death by a single infectious agent. The prevalence of depression could be as high as 50% among individuals with tuberculosis because of biological, social, and behavioural factors.